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Biggle Berry Book; Small fruit facts from bud to box conserved into understandable form. Illustrated.
Philadelphia: Wilmer Atkinson Company, 1913. Biggle Farm Library Number Two. Duodecimo (14 x 9.5 cm.), 144 pages. Illustrated in black & white and color. Index. Stated fifth edition, but evident second edition, second printing; originally issued in 1894. A basic and popular introduction to growing berries, including strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, dewberries, currants, gooseberries, grapes and other small fruits. Light age-toning to the interior; in blue cloth, titled and decorated in red and black. Near fine. (Item #6628)
Price: $50.00
Biggle Berry Book; Small fruit facts from bud to box conserved into understandable form. Illustrated. Jacob Biggle.
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Cunning Cookery.
London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd. 1938. Octavo, 181 pages. First edition. A between-the-wars cookbook aimed at the recently servantless cook with few ingredients and little equipment. The book is peppered with little anecdotes or historical references, which leads me to believe the author felt he needed more than recipes to hold the attention of those newly arrived in the kitchen. Bound in limp cloth with an attractive color-illustration to... (Item #3601)
Price: $90.00
Cunning Cookery. Geoffrey M. Boumphrey.
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Coffee Through The Camera's Lens. A Project on Brazil. Photographs by Margaret Bourke-White. Home Economics Department.
New York: Home Economics Department, American Can Company, 1936. Printed card folio (18 x 12.5 cm.) with pocket holding sixteen loose leaves (each 16.5 x 9.5 cm.). The loose leaves include eleven reproductions of captioned photographs by Margarite Bourke-White, plus additional sheets with map of Brazil and classroom assignments on the history and production of coffee. There is also a mail-order card for ordering additional copies. Published at the height... (Item #6762)
Price: $400.00
Coffee Through The Camera's Lens. A Project on Brazil. Photographs by Margaret Bourke-White. Home Economics Department. Margaret; Home Economics Department Bourke-White, American Can Company.
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UnXld: American Cookbooks of Community & Place. Volume 1, Alabama – District of Columbia.
Biddeford, Maine: Rabelais Inc. 2018. First. Volume one only (all published to date). Small quarto (26.5 x 19 cm.), 169 pages. Illustrated throughout in color. Title Index. Bibliography. Designed and with a letterpressed wrapper by Scott Vile of the Ascensius Press in Bar Mills, Maine. FIRST EDITION. The first volume in a long-term effort to examine AMERICAN COMMUNITY COOKBOOKS as a genre, within a context of other cookbooks... (Item #6846)
Price: $50.00
UnXld: American Cookbooks of Community & Place. Volume 1, Alabama – District of Columbia. Don Lindgren, Mark Germer.
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First Catch Your Hare... The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy.
Devon, England: Prospect Books, 1983. Quarto, 218 pages. Glossary. Index. List of subscribers. First printing of the Prospect Books facsimile of the original 1747 edition. The Art of Cookery was the most successful and influential English cookbook of the eighteenth century. Hannah Glasse (1708-1770) was the wife of an attorney and the mother of eight children, and she published the first edition of her Art of Cookery -- a work... (Item #3678)
Price: $150.00
First Catch Your Hare... The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy. Hannah Glasse, By a. Lady.
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Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-dish Dainties : with thirty-two illustrations of original dishes. New edition with additional recipes.
Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1930. Octavo, 231 pages, ads. Third edition, revised and with additional recipes. Halftone illustrations throughout, plus illustrated advertisements. The author's preface to the first edition notes that "Illustrations by means of half-tones were produced from photographs of actual dishes were first brought out, we think, by The Century Company; in this line however, both in the number and in the variety of the dishes prepared... (Item #5130)
Price: $60.00
Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-dish Dainties : with thirty-two illustrations of original dishes. New edition with additional recipes. Janet McKenzie Hill.
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Les Meilleures Recettes de Ma Pauvre Mere, et quelques autres encore.
Dijon: Librarie L. Venot, 1936. Octavo, 127 pages. First edition. A collection of authentic Bourguignonne recipes, assembled by the Comite de la Foire Gastronomique de Dijon. Some age toning to the text block, otherwise very good in very lightly stained faded black and red printed wrappers. [OCLC locates eight copies; not in Cagle]. (Item #2298)
Price: $200.00
Les Meilleures Recettes de Ma Pauvre Mere, et quelques autres encore. Pierre Huguenin.
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Tabulated Times, by Amanda Moore, illustrations by Kash.
Mobile, Ala. Chat Publishing Co. 1904. Octavo (19 x 13 cm.), [31] pages. Illustrated. FIRST EDITION. A novelty work from Mobile Alabama, emulating the wedding calendar-form journal, but with more lascivious and well-lubricated categories. All illustrated in woodcut silhouettes by Kash. The illustrations for each month include a calendar of dates, each made from cocktail glasses, drops of spirits, jiggers, or jugs of whiskey. In publisher's white and gilt-decorated red... (Item #6754)
Price: $200.00
Tabulated Times, by Amanda Moore, illustrations by Kash. Amanda Moore.
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Miss Parloa's New Cook Book and Marketing Guide. Illustrated.
Boston: Dana Estes and Company, Publishers, [post-1887]. Octavo, 430, [18] pages. Rear blanks for recipes (not used). Illustrations in the text. Later printing, with the title page bearing the second title, "New Cook Book and Marketing Guide", not the original, Maria Parloa's New Cook Book, a Guide to Marketing and Cooking. A bit of light soiling to the endpapers and edges of text block, otherwise very good, in slightly edgeworn... (Item #5179)
Price: $200.00
Miss Parloa's New Cook Book and Marketing Guide. Illustrated. Maria Parloa.
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And So to Bed. Being the Diary of a Mixer of Cocktails. [With apologies to Samuel Pepys].
Montreal: Distillers Corporation, Seagrams Limited; The Ronalds Co. Limited, [circa 1930-32]. Stapled booklet, stapled in wrappers (15.5 x 8 cm.), 40 pages. Illustrated; color border throughout. ~ Likely second edition. Copies of this title appear with 35, 40, and 60 pages. The 60 page version, presumed to be issued last, was published in 1933 on the 300th anniversary of the birth of Samuel Pepys (see below), and with the statement... (Item #6635)
Price: $300.00
And So to Bed. Being the Diary of a Mixer of Cocktails. [With apologies to Samuel Pepys]. Seagram's Limited.